Thyroup 125mcg Tablet
Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s belongs to ‘thyroid agents’, primarily used to treat underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). Hypothyroidism is a chronic disorder, which happens when the thyroid gland (located in the front lower part of the neck), is unable to make enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland is responsible for releasing hormones, which are composed of tri-iodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which helps the body to regulate and use energy. The thyroid controls functions of the heart and digestive system, without the right amount of these hormones, the body is unable to function properly. Early symptoms of this disease are fatigue and weight gain. While other symptoms include feeling cold even in warm weather, dry skin or too much or too few menses (in women), easy fatigueness, constipation, weight gain, or even lack of energy. Right diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroid are important to restore normal physical and mental activity.
Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s contains ‘Thyroxine sodium’ which replaces or provides more thyroid hormone in the body when the body is unable to naturally produce enough thyroid hormone (Thyroxine) to meet the requirements of the body. In this way, Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s helps to replace missing thyroid hormone for proper digestion, muscle functioning, brain development, and maintenance of bones.
Take Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s exactly in the same way as suggested by the doctor. Usually, Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s does not cause any undesirable effects in the body. Still, its overdose may cause diarrhoea, muscle spasm, weight loss, feeling hot even in cool environments, headache, nervousness, sleeplessness, irritability, menstrual irregularities (in women), and skin rash. Thus, it is better to take Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s is the same dose, and if you by chance, miss it then do not double the dose for the sake of getting results fast. If a person experiences any of these signs, then their doctor may suggest them to undertake a blood test called ‘thyroid function test’ which checks three hormones related to thyroid – TSH, T3, T4 to check if the thyroid gland is functioning normally or not.
Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s can not be given via mouth in patients dealing with myxedema coma. Your doctor may suggest calcium or vitamin D supplements with Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s to improve bone density associated with thyroid hormone overreplacement. Consult with your doctor if the symptoms of low thyroid hormone-like weight gain, slow heartbeat, or sensitivity to cold, tiredness, muscle aches, constipation, dry skin, worsens or persists after a couple of days of taking this drug. If Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s is taken by persons having diabetes mellitus, then it may worsen glycemic control and result in increased antidiabetic agent or insulin requirements. Thus it is important to carefully monitor the blood glucose level while starting, changing, or stopping thyroid hormone with Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s. The doctor decides the right dose of Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s after checking the body weight and thyroid function test report. Regular monitoring of thyroid function is important to check the effectiveness of the medicine.
Uses of Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s is a synthetic thyroid hormone that is prescribed for the treatment of underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). Thyroxine is the important hormone released by the thyroid gland into the bloodstream. It plays an important role in the functioning of the heart, digestion, muscles, and brain development. Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s acts in the same manner as natural Thyroxine does, as it replaces the natural hormone produced by the thyroid gland so that body has enough thyroxine hormone to regulate the body’s needs and metabolism. In this way, it helps to replace missing thyroid hormone and/or to relieve stress on the thyroid gland.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s
- Heat intolerance
- Menstrual irregularities
- Muscle weakness
- Increased appetite
- Weight loss
- Irregular heartbeat (palpitations)
- Muscle spasm
- Skin rash
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Take Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s in the same dosing strength as suggested by the doctor without increasing or decreasing it, as doses beyond the range may produce serious or even life-threatening reactions in the body. A person should consult with their doctor if they have heart diseases, diabetes, clotting disorders, adrenaline, or pituitary gland problem, as the dose needs to be adjusted in this case. If a person has diabetes then this medicine may affect their blood sugar levels and can worsen glycaemic control so it is advised to go for regular blood sugar checkups. Taking Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s on regular basis can reduce bone mineral density, particularly in post-menopausal women. Hence, it is best to talk to the doctor who might prescribe you the dose according to your bone health. Regular thyroid function tests are important while taking this medicine on an empty stomach after overnight (6-8 hrs) fasting. Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s is not allowed to use in persons with acute myocardial infarction and high blood pressure. Taking this medicine for a long duration may affect bone health leading to osteoporosis which can increase the risk of bone fractures. Hence, a person should consult with their doctor as their doctor may prescribe calcium or vitamin D supplements alongside Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s for improving bone health.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Certain medications that interact with Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s include anti-diabetic drug (metformin), neuro-related medicine (amphetamine), and acidity medicine (cimetidine, esomeprazole).
Drug-Food Interaction: Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s may interact with certain foods like soybean flour, cottonseed meal, walnuts, dietary fibre, calcium, and calcium-fortified juices.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Thyroup 125mcg Tablet 120s should not be used in conditions that include untreated or uncontrolled adrenal gland disorder, a thyroid disorder called thyrotoxicosis, or any recent or current symptoms of a heart attack.